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Who Is The Most Famous Susan In The World?

Updated October 20, 2020 685 votes 41 voters 30.0k views84 items

List RulesVote up all of the Susans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Susan can you think of? The famous Susans below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Susan, famous writers named Susan, and even activists named Susan. Susan Sontag, Susan Boyle, and Susan Lucci are just some of the Susans you'll find on the list below.

Susan Sarandon is certainly one of the most famous Susans on this list. An accomplished actress, this famous Susan is known for her roles in movies such as Thelma & Louise, Enchanted, and Dead Man Walking, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also an outspoken activist, and was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999.

Another of the famous people with the first name Susan is Susan B. Anthony. She is remembered as one of the key players in the women's suffrage movement. In addition, she worked to abolish slavery by collecting anti-slavery petitions at just 17 years old.

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    Susan Sarandon

    1946-10-04
    Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress and...  more

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    Susan Boyle

    1961-04-01
    Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer, who rose to fame after...  more

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    Susan Lucci

    1946-12-23
    Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author...  more

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    Susan Hayward

    1917-06-30
    Susan Hayward (born Edythe Marrenner; June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress...  more

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    Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and...  more

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    Susan Sontag

    1933-01-16
    Susan Sontag (; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker,...  more

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    Susie Essman

    1955-05-31
    Susan Essman (born May 31, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and...  more

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    Susan Blakely

    1950-09-07
    Susan Blakely (born September 7, 1948) is an American actress and model. She is best known for...  more
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    Susan Dey

    1952-12-10
    Susan Hallock Dey (born December 10, 1952) is a retired American actress, known for her...  more

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    Susan Anton

    1950-10-12
    Susan Ellen Anton (born October 12, 1950) is an American actress and singer....  more
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    Susan Denberg

    1944-08-02
    Susan Denberg (born Dietlinde Zechner; 2 August 1944, Bad Polzin, Germany) is a...  more
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    Susan Lynch

    1971-06-05
    Susan Lynch (born 5 June 1971) is a Northern Irish actress. A three-time IFTA Award winner,...  more
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    Susan Ward

    1976-04-15
    Susan Ward (born April 15, 1976) is an American actress and model....  more

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    Susan Powter

    1957-12-22
    Susan Powter (born 22 December 1957) is an Australian-born American motivational speaker,...  more
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    Susan Saint James (born Susan Jane Miller; August 14, 1946) is an American actress and...  more

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    Susan Sullivan

    1942-11-18
    Susan Michaela Sullivan (born November 18, 1942) is an American actress. Sullivan is best...  more
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    Susan Wojcicki

    1968-07-05
    Susan Diane Wojcicki is an American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube....  more
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    Susan May Pratt

    1974-02-08
    Susan May Pratt (born February 8, 1974) is an American actress. She played Mandella in 10...  more
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    Susan Strasberg

    1938-05-22
    Susan Elizabeth Strasberg (May 22, 1938 – January 21, 1999) was an American stage, film, and...  more
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    Susie Castillo

    1979-10-27
    Susie Castillo (born October 27, 1979) is an American actress, TV host, model and beauty...  more
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    Susan Ivey

    1958-10-31
    Susan M. Cameron (born October 31, 1958) is an American businessperson who is the former...  more
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    Susan Hawk

    1961-08-17
    Susan Hawk (born August 17, 1961 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a reality TV personality who was a...  more

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    Susan Eldridge

    1979-10-07
    Susan Eldridge is an American model....  more
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    Susan Molinari

    1958-03-27
    Susan Molinari (born March 27, 1958) is an American politician, journalist, and lobbyist from...  more
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    Susan Downey

    1973-11-06
    Susan Nicole Downey (née Levin; born November 6, 1973) is an American film producer. Until...  more